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Electrical and Computer Engineering is central to most all areas defining the modern world; from robotics and biomedicine to advanced energy systems, wireless communications technologies, and next generation sensing methods. ECE at Tufts is dedicated to a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to education and research for all our students, faculty, and staff. Learn more >

Research Areas

- Integrated Circuits and VLSI
- Electro-optical Materials and
  Renewable Energy

- Microfabrication, Nanotechnology,
  and Sensors

- Microwave and Wireless Engineering
- Control, Energy Systems and Robotics
- Communications, Networks,
  and Information Theory

- Signal and Image Processing

Faculty Highlights

Prof. Tom Vandervelde designated OSA Senior Member

Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde has been elevated to the rank of Senior Member of the Optical Society of America. Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional association in optics and photonics, home to accomplished science, engineering, and business leaders from all over the world. Through world-renowned publications, meetings, and membership programs, OSA provides quality information and inspiring interactions that power achievements in the science of light.

ECE News and Events

May 21, 2015
Sonkusale to Attend NAE Frontiers of Engineering
Associate Professor Sameer Sonkusale has been invited to attend National Academy of Engineering's 2015 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (FOE) symposium.

May 6, 2015
Licht named STEM Chateaubriand Fellow
Doctoral candidate Abigail Licht was named a STEM Chateaubriand Fellow to conduct research in France.

April 15, 2015
Hu and Wu Named Tufts Summer Scholars
Jerry Hu and Peter Wu will conduct ECE research with Associate Professor Sameer Sonkusale and Professor Jeffrey Hopwood, respectively.

April 10, 2015
Koomson and Sthalekar Take Third in $100K New Ventures Competition
Associate Professor Valencia Koomson and doctoral student Chirag Sthalekar took third place in Tufts Gordon Institute's $100K New Ventures Competition - Life Sciences Track for their proposal "MicroLife."

April 9, 2015
Stevens Named NASA Space Technology Research Fellow
Maggie Stevens, a doctoral student in Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde's REAP Lab, received funding from NASA for her proposal "Solid State Energy Conversion for Deep Space Power."

March 25, 2015
Pfiester-Latham and Providence Recipients of Graduate Awards
Graduate student Nicole Pfiester-Latham and graduate alumnus Brendon Providence were selected to receive 2015 School of Engineering Graduate Awards.

March 5, 2015
REAP Students Present at APS
Graduate student Maggie Stevens and undergraduate Katie Levinson in Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde's REAP Lab presented papers at the American Physical Society meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

March 4, 2015
Sonkusale Wins National Academies Fellowships
Associate Professor Sameer Sonkusale received two National Academies Arab-American Frontiers fellowships to develop low-cost, low-power tools for the developing world.

February 22, 2015
Stevens Named NREIP Scholar
Maggie Stevens, a doctoral student in Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde's REAP Lab, received funding to spend the summer working at the Naval Research Labs through the prestigious Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program. She will be working with the Robert Walters group at NRL on epitaxial processes and characterization. Congratulations, Maggie!

January 12, 2015
Miller and Saibaba Featured on Cover of Inverse Problems
The research of Professor and Chair Eric Miller (ECE) and postdoc Arvind Saibaba is featured on the cover of the journal Inverse Problems. The work develops computationally efficient methods for estimating the state of large-scale, noisy, and dynamical systems.

January 8, 2015
Beardsley Named Dean of UVA Darden School of Business

Alumnus Scott Beardsley, E85, has been named the next Dean of University of Virginia's Darden School of Business.

December 18, 2014
Profs. Lasser and Chow Team Up for Mobile Medical Devices and Apps Class
Professor of the Practice Ron Lasser (ECE) and Ming Chow's (CS) unique COMP 50 / EE 93 class was featured in TuftsNow.

September 17, 2014
Alumnus Joel Harley Appointed Assistant Professor at Utah College
Joel B. Harley, E08, was appointed assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Utah College of Engineering.

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Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degrees
B.S. in Computer Engineering
B.S. in Electrical Engineering
B.S. in Engineering

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D. Program
Master's Degree

Open Faculty position in ECE

Seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor. Truly exceptional candidates may also be considered at the level of Associate or Full Professor. More information >

Alumni Profiles

Premkumar Natarajan, EG96, former executive vice president of Raytheon BBN Technologies, took the helm at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering's Information Sciences Institute (ISI).

Brian Muse, E09, co-founded a digital agency and product development company called One Mighty Roar. Based in downtown Boston, OMR specializes in the design and development of web applications.

Learn more about our featured Alumni >